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Courage to do what’s Write – Taking the plunge

Taking the Plunge I have been writing a lot lately about how the characters of certain Sci/Fi captains shape the fiction they are they are in, and really all around us.  I will continue on that theme in the next few weeks but I want to take a short break from that and talk about […]

Daily writing Prompts #77

September 19, 2011
Daily writing Prompts #77

One of the things that we want to do here at Flying Island Press is provide writers with the tools they need to write. We have a lot of services, so new some old, but one the things that the Pirates do is put out writing prompts. They are supposed to be daily but they […]

The Courage to do What is Write – Seven of Nine – Character Growth

Character Growth No character in the Star trek universe  undergoes as drastic a change as Seven of Nine. While most of the characters not wearing red shirts in Star Trek grow, and many of them grow a lot, none of them change as much as she does.  In sticking with my theme, this piece was […]

The Courage to Do what is Write – Being Captain Archer – The Back Story, When Enough is Too Much

Being Captain Archer The Back Story, When Enough is Too Much I am not going to lie, I am one of those people who really liked Star Trek Enterprise.  I…

The Courage to do What’s Write – I am Captain Kirk – Writing by the Seat of your Pants

I am Captain Kirk Writing by the Seat of your Pants I am Captain Kirk.  As much as I was Captain Picard on my way to work last week, when It comes to writing, my style is much more Kirk than Picard.  Let me see if I can explain a little better. Kirk and Picard […]

The Courage to do What’s Write – I am Captain Picard – Finding Your Muse

I am Captain Picard – Finding Your Muse By Jeff Hite This morning on my way to work, I was Captain Picard. Let me back up a little and explain what I mean. In spite of what ever feelings you might have about who is the best captain, or who should go down in history […]

The Courage to Do What’s Write – Being a Part time Writer

The Courage to Do What’s Write is a weekly post about what it takes to be a writer. By Jeff Hite The other day I read a blog post about being a full time writer and how it is not all that it is cracked up to be. It seems that some people have this […]

The Courage to Do What’s Write – Being a Part time Writer

The Courage to Do What’s Write is a weekly post about what it takes to be a writer. By Jeff Hite The other day I read a blog post about…

Having The Courage to do what’s Write – Character

What does courage have to do with your characters? Well obviously if you are going to have Westley fight prince Humperdink he has to have some courage to do so, but the courage I am talking about is not from your characters but from you, the writer. Creating a believable character can be hard. Readers […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-Nine: Galley Table Goes Bowling!

In this episode thirty-nine we have a bit of a random show in which we don’t actually go bowling. It’s more about what’s holding you back. Guests: Zach Ricks Scott Roche Doc Coleman Laura Nicole Veronica Giguerre Mentioned: U-stream Link! Shadow Publications Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon I Am Not a Serial […]

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